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_Assembly.CreateInstance Method (String, Boolean)

Provides COM objects with version-independent access to the CreateInstance method.

Namespace:  System.Runtime.InteropServices
Assembly:  mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)

Object CreateInstance(
	string typeName,
	bool ignoreCase
)

Parameters

typeName
Type: System.String

The Type.FullName of the type to locate.

ignoreCase
Type: System.Boolean

true to ignore the case of the type name; otherwise, false.

Return Value

Type: System.Object
An instance of Object representing the type, with culture, arguments, binder, and activation attributes set to null, and BindingFlags set to Public or Instance, or null if typeName is not found.

This method is for access to managed classes from unmanaged code, and should not be called from managed code.

The CreateInstance method locates the specified type from this assembly and creates an instance of it using the system activator, with optional case-sensitive search.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98

The .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework do not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0
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